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Details of Dr. Griselda Ávila Soria   


Gender female
Job title Research professor
Department CUCBA
Regions Black Sea
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Limnology
Research Activities For more than fifteen years, my research has focused on questions concerning venomous marine organisms, in particular scyphozoans, anthozoans and cubozoans responsible of illness development in Humans.
Research Region 72, 35
Working languages Spanish, English
Skills/Expertise Research on Cnidarians, using Complementary DNA (cDNA) libraries construction and phage surface display libraries Phylogeny programs such as ClustalX, Molphy Protein inmunoscreening Handling of radio isotopes Analysis of DNA/Protein sequences using programs such as Macvector, Sequencher, Laser Gene and web based such as NCBI provided tools, SMART etc…. Chromatography techniques (affinity, size and immunological) in FPLC Generation of Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) collections and its in silico manipulation, Bioassays (In crabs, domestic cockroaches and fruit fly) PCR techniques such as reverse transcription PCR, touchdown, nested PCR, hot start PCR and Overlap-extension PCR Haemolytic and coagulation assays DNA/RNA and protein hybridizations and DNA/RNA and protein electrophoresis Advance diver certification (PADI) Invertebrate Histology Marine operator and Marine radio licence Whole mount in situ mRNA hybridisation (gene expression) in Cubozoas,Hydrozoans, Anthozoas and in D. melanogaster (all developmental stages). Developed writing, speaking and social skills.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Griselda ÁVILA SORIA)

Lisa-ann Gershwin, Anthony J. Richardson, Kenneth D. Winkel, Peter J. Fenner, John Lippmann, Russell Hore, Griselda Avila-Soria, David Brewer, Rudy Kloser, Andy Steven and Scott Condie. 2013. Biology and Ecology of Irukandji Jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa). Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 66, ISSN 0065-2881.
Segura-Puertas, L., Ávila-Soria, G., Sánchez-Rodríguez, J., Ramos-Aguilar, Ma.E. & Burnett, J.W. 2002. Some Toxinological aspects of Aurelia aurita (Linné) from the Mexican Caribbean. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins, 8, 269-282.

Created: 2014-08-17 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Griselda ÁVILA SORIA